Prayers of artists, Prayers for artists

I’ve been collecting prayers for artists and from artists for years. At different seasons of my life I’ve had need for different sorts of prayers: at times, a simple prayer, at times the kind of prayer that would demand more from me; at times, the short and sweet prayer (what Anne Lamott calls the “Help…

On waiting for the light

An advent poem by my friend Malcolm Guite: O Emmanuel O come, O come, and be our God-with-us O long-sought With-ness for a world without, O secret seed, O hidden spring of light. Come to us Wisdom, come unspoken Name Come Root, and Key, and King, and holy Flame, O quickened little wick so tightly…